Architecture in Ciego de Ávila
The first foundations of Ciego de Avila are from the XIX century, period when the first 25 blocks were traced and the first exponents of vernacular architecture conserved until today appeared. Read More...
The construction of La Trocha from Júcaro to Morón, helped particularly in the development of the city, because of the execution of military constructions like the hospital, the Spanish command and the railroad from Júcaro to Morón, built on 1875.
The XX century meant a consolidation period for the architecture of Ciego de Ávila. Most of the important buildings of the historical center were built and constitute interesting exponents of the eclectic architecture. These buildings are characterized by their huge portals, decorated bars and a varied typology of pillars and arches. This identifies Ciego de Ávila and makes it different from other cuban cities.